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Air-Fryer Keto Meatballs

    • Servings: 4 servings
    • Prep Time: 30 Minutes
    • Total Time: 40 Minutes
    • Bake Time: 10 Minutes
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    • 1/2 cup BelGioioso® Fresh Mozzarella Cheese, diced
    • 1/4 cup shredded BelGioioso® Romano Cheese
    • 1 large egg, lightly beaten
    • 2 tablespoons heavy whipping cream
    • 1 garlic clove, minced
    • 1 pound lean ground beef (90% lean)
    • SAUCE:
    • 1 can (8 ounces) tomato sauce with basil, garlic and oregano
    • 1/4 cup heavy whipping cream
    • 2 tablespoons prepared pesto


    1.Preheat air fryer to 350°. In a large bowl, combine the first 6 ingredients. Add beef; mix lightly but thoroughly. Shape into 1-1/2-in. balls. Place in a single layer on greased tray in air-fryer basket; cook until lightly browned and cooked through, 8-10 minutes.

    2.Meanwhile, in a small saucepan, mix sauce ingredients; heat through. Serve with meatballs.

    3.Freeze option: Freeze cooled meatballs in freezer containers. To use, partially thaw in refrigerator overnight. Preheat air fryer to 350°. Reheat until heated through, 3-5 minutes. Make sauce as directed.

    Nutrition Facts

    4 meatballs with 1/3 cup sauce: 430 calories, 29g fat (14g saturated fat), 170mg cholesterol, 860mg sodium, 7g carbohydrate (3g sugars, 1g fiber), 33g protein.